Nov 30, 2012 2:00am PST
. it is great for educational learning it has letters, numbers, colors but it also let's kids really rock out. >> it is a lot of fun. >> my kids loved it. >> second thing for kids a little older is the ipex piano. >> it combines high-tech with classic play of piano. you can play it without the ipad you can play the piano and with the ipad you can then play games that teach you how to read music and play your favorite songs. it is a great product. >> for kids ages 3-6. >> the leap pad 2 this is hot for kids a little older. >> tablets are huge. this is a tablet for the youngest kid. it let's kids be like mom and dad ages 3 and up. it has educational apps e books and has a camera on front and back. >> can you add just it for a 3-year-old or a 5-year-old? >> yes, the apps and educational content can be adjusted. you can download anew stuff all of the time. >> how much? >> $99. >> well worth it. >> this thing is a very popular company. we have this in our home. >> it is great. family love to travel for the holidays. it's a little tough on the younger ones ages 6-7. they can scoot along on their ow
Dec 3, 2012 2:00am PST
kids a more rounded education making them more successful at class and making schools more competitive globally. if you wanted to know these 3 extra hours of schooling are okay or beyond the line. >> e-mail us at fox friends first@fox friends.com. >>> the victims of hurricane sandy had to go for weeks now being played withoextra on thei bills. >> predictions that claim america needs another bill bailout. this for students who can't afford to pay for school. would you be willing to pay up? >> 22 after the hour. take a look at this. a tree crushes a car trapping an oregon couple inside. they had just parked when the tree snapped at its roots and fell on them. amazingly firefighters were able to pull them out through a small opening. customers from the new jersey power company are up in arms they were about to get slapped with a hurricane price hike. the power company will have to raise customer's monthly bills by 1.4 percent. patti ann? >> another student loan delinquency is reaching an all-time high. for the first time it topped credit card debt. will this lead to the next daleout? let'
Dec 4, 2012 2:00am PST
. a little creepy. >>> amid calls for education reform they are pushing for a bar exam for incoming teachers. diane macedo has more. >> the american federation of teachers is proposing incoming public schoolteachers be required to take a nationwide standardized test. similar to lawyers taking bar exams. to pass teachers would need a minimum grade point average and one year of successful student teaching. randy wine depart ensays it is widely in response to young whirn who are unprepared for the classrooms. lawmakers and other critics say they are de panning high teacher salaries without affordable quality situation. they are lift d not impossible to fire. this prop pose sal does not need that. can health teachers improve with evaluations a what they are focusing ohhen here is news. we will know if it helps within that department. >> they have to approve the idea then the board will start affecting it. >> diane macedo. he weeked u.s. secrets for everyone to see on the internet. >> it's your last chance to respond on our through on this question of the day. do you think tougher gun laws should